Scholarly Writings

Here is a summary of my published scholarly articles, arranged by publication type:

- Edited volumes

Book chapters

- Journal articles

Conference presentations (refereed published papers)

Note:  the documents here are typescripts, so they do not have the same pagination as the final versions published.

 

Edited volumes:

2015             Eva Hemmungs Wirtén, Martin Fredriksson and Naomi Stead, Culture Unbound: Journal of Current Cultural Research, volume seven, 2015.

2014             Naomi Stead ed., ‘Dossier’, a commissioned section reporting on findings for the project Equity and Diversity in the Australian Architecture Profession: Women, Work and Leadership, published in Architecture Australia, vol 103, no 5, Sept/Oct 2014, pp. 53-69.

2014            Johan Fornäs, Martin Fredriksson and Naomi Stead, Culture Unbound: Journal of Current Cultural Research, volume six, 2014

2014             Naomi Stead ed., Women, Practice, Architecture, Routledge, London, July 2014.

2013             Johan Fornäs, Martin Fredriksson and Naomi Stead, Culture Unbound: Journal of Current Cultural Research, volume five, 2013

2013             Naomi Stead and Cristina Garduno Freeman, ‘Reception,’ a special issue of Architectural Theory Review, vol 18, no 3, December 2013.

2012             Naomi Stead ed., “Resigned Accommodation” and “Usurpatory Strategies” a Special Issue on Women in Architecture, Architectural Theory Review, vol 17 no 2/3, August/December 2012

2012             Naomi Stead ed., Semi-Detached: Writing, Representation and Criticism in Architecture, Uro: Melb VIC, May 2012

2011             Naomi Stead, Lee Stickells and Michael Tawa, ‘Fifteen Years of Architectural Theory Review: New Beginnings, special issue, Architectural Theory Review, vol 16, issue 2, 2011

2010             Naomi Stead and Lee Stickells eds., Proceedings of the international conference Writing Architecture: A Symposium on Architectural Criticism and the Written Representation of Architecture, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, August 15-16, 2009, co-edited as a special issue of Architectural Theory Review, vol. 15 no 3, 2010.

2009             Naomi Stead ed., Mapping Sydney: Experimental Cartography and the Imagined City, Exhibition catalogue, Local Consumption Publications, Sydney, 2009.

2007             Naomi Stead and Jason Prior eds., Proceedings of the international conference Queer Space: Centres and Peripheries, University of Technology Sydney, February 2007, proceedings at http://www.dab.uts.edu.au/conferences/queer_space/proceedings/

2003            Maryam Gusheh and Naomi Stead eds., PROGRESSProceedings of the Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians of Australia and New Zealand, Sydney, September 2003.

 

Book chapters:

2015             Naomi Stead, ‘Lest: In Order Not That,’ Mongrel Rapture: the Work of Ashton Raggatt Macdougall, Uro, Melbourne, 2015

2014             Naomi Stead, John Macarthur and Deborah van der Plaat, ‘Building Flagships: Regionalism, place branding and architecture as image in the Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane,’ in Melania Savino and Eva Troelenberg eds, Images of the Art Museum: Connecting Gaze and Discourse in the History of Museology, De Gruyter, Berlin, (accepted – in press 2016)

2012             Naomi Stead, ‘A Semi-detached Introduction to Commentary on Architecture,’ in Naomi Stead ed., Semi-Detached: Writing, Representation and Criticism in Architecture, Uro: Melbourne, 4-11

2012            Naomi Stead, ‘New Belle-Lettrism,’ in Naomi Stead ed., Semi-Detached: Writing, Representation and Criticism in Architecture, Uro: Melbourne, 175-181.

2012            Naomi Stead, ‘Words and Pictures: Communication in architectural practice,’ in Naomi Stead ed., Semi-Detached: Writing, Representation and Criticism in Architecture, Uro: Melbourne, 238-239

2012             John Macarthur & Naomi Stead, ‘Aesthetics/Art/Pleasure’ in Sibel Bozdogan, Stephen Cairns, Greig Crysler and Hilde Heynen eds., Handbook of Architectural Theory, Berg, Oxford, 123-135

2010             Naomi Stead, ‘Setting our own house in order: women, architecture, and models of practice,’ in Melanie Dods, ed. Extra/Ordinary, Australian Institute of Architects, Sydney, unpaginated

2009             Naomi Stead, ‘Använd bara inte ordet feminism: Ett projekt om jämställdhet och mångfald inom arkitektyrket i Australien’ (‘Just Don’t Mention Feminism: Reflections on an attempt to engage young women with the architectural profession in Australia’) in Annelie Kurtilla, Katarina Bonnevier and Ana Betancour eds., Drömbygen / Mindescapes: on Gender and Architecture, Arkitekturmuseet, Stockholm, 2009, pp. 46-53

2009            Naomi Stead, ‘Mapping Sydney: Experimental Cartography and the Imagined City,’ in Naomi Stead ed, Mapping Sydney: Experimental Cartography and the Imagined City, exhibition catalogue, Local Consumption Publications, Sydney, 2009

2009             Naomi Stead, ‘Fatou’s Hair Architects,’ in Suzanne Boccalatte and Meredith Jones eds., Hair, Trunk Books, Sydney, 2009, pp. 227-228.

2009             Naomi Stead, ‘Avoidance: On Some Euphemisms for the ‘Smallest Room’’ in Olga Gershenson and Barbara Penner eds, Ladies and Gents: Public Toilets and Gender, Temple University Press, Philadelphia, 2009, pp. 126-132.

2008             Naomi Stead, ‘Buildings, Photographs, Sculptures: On Medium and Disciplinarity in the work of the Bechers’, Andrew Leach and John Macarthur eds., Architecture, Disciplinarity and Art, A & S Books, Ghent, pp. 135-149

2007: Naomi Stead, ‘In the Mind of the Architect’: Architecture, Representation and Authorship in Documentary Film’, in Architecture and Authorship, Tim Anstey, Katja Grillner & Rolf Hughes eds., Black Dog Press, London, pp. 50-59

2007: Naomi Stead, ‘Criticism in/and/of Crisis: The Australian Context’, in Jane Rendell, Mark Dorrian et al., eds., Critical Architecture, Routledge, London and New York, pp. 76-83

2007: Naomi Stead, ‘Museological Landscapes, Mythological Lands: The Garden of Australian Dreams’, in Michael J. Ostwald and Steven Fleming eds. Museum, Gallery and Cultural Architecture in Australia, New Zealand and the Pacific Region: Essays on Antipodean Identity, Edwin Mellen Press, Wales, 2007, pp. 69-80

Journal Articles:

2015              Eva Hemmungs Wirtén, Martin Fredriksson and Naomi Stead, ‘Culture Unbound Vol. 7 Editorial,’ Culture Unbound: Journal of Current Cultural Research 2015 7(1): 1-3.

2014            Naomi Stead, ‘Future forecasting: landscape architects might save the world,’ The Conversation, 31 Oct, https://theconversation.com/future-forecasting-landscape-architects-might-save-the-world-32219

2014             Johan Fornäs, Martin Fredriksson and Naomi Stead, ‘Culture Unbound Volume 6, Editorial,’ Culture Unbound: Journal of Current Cultural Research, 2014 6(1): 7-11

2014             Naomi Stead, ‘Back When We Were Modern: A review of ‘Hot Modernism,’ The Journal of Architecture, vol 19, no 5, pp. 818-823.

2014            Naomi Stead, ‘About That Noguchi Coffee Table… On Humour in Design Criticism,’ Places Journal, October 2014, https://placesjournal.org/article/about-that-noguchi-coffee-table/.

2014            Naomi Stead and Morgan Richards, ‘Valuing Architecture: Taste, Aesthetics and the Cultural Mediation of Architecture Through Television,’ Critical Studies in Television, special issue The Liveliest Art, vol 9, no 3, Autumn 2014, pp. 100-112.

2014            Naomi Stead, ‘Architectural Affections: On Some Modes of Conversation in Architecture, Towards a Disciplinary Theorisation of Oral History,’ Fabrications, special issue on Oral History, ed Janina Gosseye, vol. 24, issue 2, 2014, pp. 156-177.

2013             Johan Fornäs, Martin Fredriksson and Naomi Stead, ‘Culture Unbound Vol. 5 Editorial,’ Culture Unbound: Journal of Current Cultural Research 2013 5(1): 7-13

2013             Naomi Stead and Cristina Garduno Freeman, ‘Architecture and “the act of receiving, or the fact of being received”: introduction to a special issue on Reception,’ Architectural Theory Review, vol. 18, no 3, December 2013, pp. 267-271

2013            Jennifer Preston and Naomi Stead, ‘Edward Bell and the Interdisciplinarity of Engineering and Architecture in Victorian Sydney,’ Fabrications: Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians of Australia and New Zealand, vol. 23, no. 2, pp. 182-207.

2013             Naomi Stead, ‘The Enchanting Mouse Architecture of ‘Need a House? Call Ms Mouse!’, Slate, September 24 2013, http://www.slate.com/blogs/the_eye/2013/09/24/animal_architecture_in_the_george_mendoza_s_out_of_print_children_s_book.html

2013             Naomi Stead, ‘Losing My Illusions About Open-Source Criticism,’ Volume, vol 36, pp. 118-124.

2013             Naomi Stead, ‘Child’s Play’, Places journal on Design Observer, http://places.designobserver.com/feature/childs-play-architecture/37836/

2012             Naomi Stead, ‘Writ Small: House by Mouse, Iggy Peck, and the Architect in Children’s Books,’ Places journal on Design Observer, http://places.designobserver.com/feature/writ-small/37518/

2012             Amanda Roan and Naomi Stead, ‘A “New Institutional” Perspective on Women’s Position in Architecture: Considering the Cases of Australia and Sweden,’ Architectural Theory Review, vol 17 no 2/3, August/December 2012, pp. 378-398.

2012            Naomi Stead, ‘”Resigned Accommodation” and “Usurpatory Strategies”: Introduction to a Special Issue on Women in Architecture,’ Architectural Theory Review, vol 17 no 2/3, August/Dec 2012, pp. 191-198.

2011             Naomi Stead, Lee Stickells and Michael Tawa, ‘Untimely Prospects,’ Architectural Theory Review, vol 16, no 2, 2011, pp. 77-83.

2010             Naomi Stead, ‘Writing the City, or, The Story of a Sydney Walk,’ NORA—Nordic Journal of Feminist and Gender Research, vol. 18, no. 4, December 2010, pp. 226–245.

2010            Naomi Stead and Lee Stickells, ‘Editorial: Special Issue On Writing Architecture’, Architectural Theory Review, 2010, vol 15, no 3, pp. 233 – 241.

2008            Naomi Stead, ‘If on a Winter’s Day a Tourist: Writing the Phenomenological Experience of Stockholm,’ Architectural Theory Review, vol 14, no. 2, August 2009, pp. 108-118.

2007: Naomi Stead, ‘Performing Objecthood: Museums, Architecture, and the Play of Artefactuality‘, Performance Research, Special issue ‘On Objects’, vol 12, no. 4, December 2007, pp. 37-46.

2006: John Macarthur and Naomi Stead, ‘The Judge is Not an Operator: Criticality, Historiography and Architectural Criticism’ OASE vol 69, 2006, pp. 116-138.

2006: John Macarthur and Naomi Stead, ‘The National Museum of Australia as Danse Macabre: Baroque Allegories of the Popular’, in South Pacific Museums: Beyond the New Museology? Chris Healy and Andrea Witcomb eds., Macquarie University ePress.

2004: Naomi Stead, ‘The Semblance of Populism: The National Museum of Australia’, The Journal of Architecture, Volume 9, no. 3, Autumn 2004, pp. 385-396

2003: Naomi Stead, ‘The Value of Ruins: Allegories of Destruction in Benjamin and Speer’, Form/Work: An Interdisciplinary Journal of the Built Environment, no. 6, October 2003, pp. 51-64.

2002: Naomi Stead, ‘In the Vernacular: On the Architecture of the National Museum of Australia’, JAS: Journal of Australian Studies, no. 72, pp.121-129.

2000: Naomi Stead, ‘The Ruins of History: Allegories of Destruction in Daniel Libeskind’s Jewish Museum Extension to the Berlin Museum’, in Open Museums Journal [Australian Museums On-Line e-journal], special edition: ‘Unsavoury Histories’, ed. Anne Brake and Andrea Witcomb.

Conference presentations with refereed published papers 

Presented published papers on 16 occasions in Australia, New Zealand, Italy over 16 years.

2015            Kelly Greenop, Naomi Stead, and Lynda Cheshire, Collaborating post-occupancy: teaching and learning across architectural design and sociology. In: Daniel K. Brown, Manfredo Manfredini, Peter McPherson, Annabel Pretty, Uwe Rieger and Mark Southcombe, Applied Collaborations: 8th International Conference and Exhibition of the Assoc of Architecture Schools of Australasia. International Conference and Exhibition of the Association of Architecture Schools of Australasia, Christchurch, NZ (17-23). 2-3 Oct 2015.

2015             Naomi Stead, ‘The Brisbane Effect: GOMA and the Architectural Competition for a New Institutional Building,’ Institutions: 32nd annual conference of the Society of Architectural Historians of Australia and New Zealand, Sydney, July 2015, pp. 627-639. Full proceedings available for download at http://sahanz2015.be.unsw.edu.au/.

2015             Deborah van der Plaat, Susan Holden, Naomi Stead and Kelly Greenop, ‘Re-evaluating the Australian Dream: Narratives of high-rise living in Torbreck,’ Institutions: 32nd annual conference of the Society of Architectural Historians of Australia and NZ, Sydney, July 2015. Full proceedings available for download at http://sahanz2015.be.unsw.edu.au/.

2013             Naomi Stead, John Macarthur and Deborah van der Plaat, ‘Building Flagships: Regionalism, place branding and architecture as image in the Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane,’ Images of the Art Museum: Connecting Gaze and Discourse in the History of Museology, Kunsthistorisches Institut in Florenz, Max-Planck Institut, Florence, 26-28 September 2013

2013             Naomi Stead and Neph Wake, ‘Carrots and sticks: Comparing institutional policy frameworks for equity and diversity in the architecture profession,’ in Andrew Leach and Alex Brown eds, OPEN: Proceedings of the Thirtieth Annual Conference of the Society of Architectural Historians of Australia and New Zealand, The Gold Coast, 2-5 July 2013, http://www.griffith.edu.au/conference/sahanz-2013/papers2

2012             Gill Matthewson, Naomi Stead and Karen Burns, ‘Women and Leadership in the Australian Architecture Profession: Prelude to a Research Project,’ in Rosemary Francis, Patricia Grimshaw and Ann Standish eds, Seizing the Initiative: Australian Women Leaders in Politics, Workplaces and Communities, Canberra, 2012, pp. 247-261.

2010             Naomi Stead, ‘The Trials of Architectural Criticism: Media, Mediation, and the Critic,’ in Johanna Vakkari ed, Mind and Matter: Selected Papers of the Nordik 2009 Conference for Art Historians, Jyvaskla, September 17-19, 2009. Published by the Society of Art History, Helsinki, 2010, pp. 156-169.

2010             Naomi Stead and Antony Moulis, ‘‘Sydney’s Prometheus:’ Myth, Representation and Remediation at Joern Utzon’s Sydney Opera House,’ in Michael Chapman and Michael Ostwald eds, Imagining: Proceedings of the 27th International conference of the Society of Architectural Historians of Australia and New Zealand, Newcastle, 30 June – 2 July, 2010, pp. 403-408.

2007: Naomi Stead, ‘The Rocket-Baroque Phase of the Ice Cream Vernacular: On Reyner Banham’s Criticism of Architecture and Other Things‘, in Techniques and Technologies: Transfer and Transformation, Proceedings of the fourth annual conference of the Association of Australasian Schools of Architecture annual conference, Sydney, September 2007. Full conference proceedings available here.

2007: Naomi Stead, ‘Decontextualisation, Autonomy and the Neo-Avant-Garde: Institutional Critique and Museum Criticism’, in Panorama to Paradise: Scopic Regimes in Architectural and Urban History and Theory, The 24th annual conference of the Society of Architectural Historians of Australia and New Zealand, Adelaide, September 21-24, 2007. Full proceedings available CD Rom.

2006: Naomi Stead, ‘Decontextualisation, Autonomy and the Neo-Avant-Garde: Institutional Critique and Museum Criticism’, in Wouter Davidtz ed., Museum in Motion?, Hosted by the Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht and Sittard, November 2004. Full proceedings available CD Rom, published A&S Books and Museum Het Domein, Sittard, May 2006.

2003: Naomi Stead, ‘Producing Critical Thinkers, Designing Critical Objects: Re-examining the Role of Critique in Architectural Education’, in Design + Research: Project Based Research in Architecture, Conference of the Association of Architecture Schools of Australasia, Melbourne, 2003. Full proceedings available here.

1999: Naomi Stead, ‘The Anti-Classical in Daniel Libeskind’s Jewish Museum Extension to the Berlin Museum’, in Thresholds, proceedings of the annual conference of the Society of Architectural Historians of Australia and New Zealand, ed. Rory Spence and Richard Blythe, Launceston and Hobart, September 1999, pp. 321-328.